A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation. These are the words of Ronald Reagan, who served as president of the United States from 1981 to 1989, and they are now being repeated by our incumbent president, Donald Trump. Despite nearly 30 years passing, and with America’s increasing concerns over matters abroad,… Read More Border Security: Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings
When we browse the racks of vibrant back-to-school clothing at our local mall, prices are often on the top of our list of things to look out for. Rarely do we consider why prices are the way they are. Instead, we stay away from brands that sell clothing for prices we view as too high,… Read More Cost of Fashion
Many have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of all the trash we throw onto the streets, which break down into smaller and smaller pieces that never go away. However, it doesn’t seem to quite register in our minds that there is a literal collection of trash floating in our ocean. It’s… Read More How can we save our ocean?
On Jan. 13 at 8 a.m., the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HEMA) began its ritual testing of the state emergency and wireless-emergency alert systems—testing that is completed three times daily. Five minutes later, a HEMA employee who was supposed to have initiated the drill version of the missile alert chose instead the actual version. The… Read More False missile alarm exposes State Agency flaws
Most people nowadays know what the social term for stalking is. Digging deep and scrolling all the way down on someone’s social media profile is somehow considered stalking in 2018. But what about the other, scarier definition? The one nobody really wants to talk about? Imagine that you’re being stalked by someone at the same… Read More The effects of stalking